abus·​ee | \ ə-ˌbyü-ˈzē How to pronounce abusee (audio) \
plural abusees

Definition of abusee

: a person who is physically or emotionally abused by someone : a victim of abuse Mills wants experts to meet with abusers, abusees, and their family and friends to discuss abuse problems.— C. Douglas Kern, National Review, 8 Mar. 2004

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First Known Use of abusee

1827, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abusee

abuse entry 1 + -ee entry 1

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“Abusee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abusee. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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